Category: Girls’ Bullying

Start the School Year Right! No More Mean Girls – Tip #1

September can be a roller coaster for middle and high school girls. You’re looking forward to seeing friends you haven’t seen all summer, even if it means getting up waaay too early and having homework! At the same time, there can be real stress about those friendships, especially in the frenemy-filled preteen and teen years. …

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Bully or Leader – Where’s The Line?

What if your best friend called you a bully? Would you brush it off? Would your feelings be hurt? Would you replay the incident and see if you did, in fact, need a behavior tune up? Would you apologize? The line between leader and bully can be a fine one. In fact, powerful leaders and …

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Suicide Setup: Teens, Alcohol, Sex & Social Media

Rolling Stone Magazine’s recent article on the suicide of 15-yr-old Audrie Pott (“Sexting, Shame, and Suicide,” Sept 17, 2013) is (or should be) sobering. The mix of alcohol, hormones and social media can give you a hangover that lasts a lifetime. Some don’t survive. This year alone, the body count is too high: Audrie Pott, …

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Self-Respect: What is it? (Infographic)

What underlies bullying? The lack of respect for yourself and others.  When you are grounded in respect you are less likely to bully others to get or maintain friendships and won’t stand by while others are being bullied. How do we keep ourselves grounded in respect? First we need to know what self-respect looks like. …

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Lessons We MUST Learn From Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd

15-year-old Amanda Todd from Coquitlam, British Columbia killed herself this week, after several years of terror at the hands of a cyberbully/cyberstalker and merciless, cruel-hearted peer taunting and physical violence at several schools. Now we’re “outraged” as an article in the Toronto Star says: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1270262–b-c-victim-of-cyber-bullying-commits-suicide Where was our outrage while this was happening? Why weren’t …

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